Distance Learning

Application Process

Occupational & Environmental Health (MPH)

In addition to the online application and official transcripts (sent from all schools attended) the
following items will be needed to complete an application. 

  • Prospective students applying to a degree program must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher learning with a strong undergraduate record. A grade point average of 3.0 or better in the major subject is preferred.
    • All transcripts should be submitted to SOPHAS.
    • A WES or ECE third-party evaluation is required for international applicants.
    • Send WES evaluation directly to SOPHAS.
    • ECE evaluations should be sent directly to Erica Geary
    • Mailing address is: Tulane University, CAEPH Offices, 1440 Canal Street, Suite 800, TW Box-43, New Orleans, LA 70112
  • Each applicant must submit letters letters of recommendation from three individuals familiar with your professional performance. (All recommendations should be submitted through SOPHAS.)
  • A written statement of career goals should be submitted via SOPHAS.
  • Students from non-English-speaking nations must provide results from an English language proficiency test. This may be waived if student received a degree from an English speaking school or if they work in a predominantly English speaking professional capacity.
  • For the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL;, the minimum scores required are as follows: 570 or higher on the paper-based test, 230 or higher on the computer-based test, or 89 or higher on the Internet-based test. TOEFL scores must be submitted via SOPHAS use school code 6809. Please contact Dr. James at if you have questions regarding the foreign language testing requirement.
  • Results from the International English Language Testing System ( are also accepted. IELTS results should be sent directly to Erica Geary at

All materials must be sent through the online application system SOPHAS (
Any questions about the online application system (SOPHAS) can be directed to

Program Manager, Admissions 
1440 Canal Street, Suite 800 (TW-43) 
New Orleans, LA 70112

Rolling Admissions

We operate on a policy of rolling admissions, however, for adequate financial aid and distance
learning set-up support, applications for admission completed by the following dates will be given

  • August 26 for Fall enrollment
  • November 15 for Spring enrollment

For questions on applications and application deadlines, please contact:

Erica B. Geary
Direct:  504-988-3786504-988-3786 or 1-800-862-21221-800-862-2122

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CAEPH, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, 504-988-1774